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  1. Cuba: Asylum for fugitives is legitimate rightRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | NewsOK.com

    Cuba says it has a right to grant asylum to U.S. fugitives, the clearest signal yet that the communist government has no intention of extraditing America's most-wanted woman despite the warming relations. Cuba's head of North American affairs, Josefina Vidal, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Havana, Cuba, Monday, Dec. 22, 2014.

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  2. Belfast leaders near deal to save power-sharingRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | KMIR 6

    Villiers spoke to the media as Northern Ireland leaders say they are clos... . Northern Ireland Secretary of State Theresa Villiers arrives for a press conference at Stormont House, Belfast, Northern Ireland, Monday Dec. 22, 2014.

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  3. Seeing need, Yechiel Eckstein's Jewish-Christian fellowship gets into aliyah gameRead the original story

    15 min ago | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

    Citing failures by the organization traditionally responsible for bringing Jews to Israel, the founder of a Jerusalem-based interfaith charity said his organization would begin bringing more Jews to Israel from Europe - starting with Ukraine. Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, the founder of the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, accused the Jewish Agency for Israel of not responding quickly enough to demand for aliyah sparked by violence in Ukraine, prompting the fellowship to launch its own aliyah operation in the country.

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  4. Tokoroa trio arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | Southland Times

    Three people have been arrested after police raided three properties where synthetic cannabis, cash, firearms, a Taser and methamphetamine were found. A 35-year-old man has been charged with possessing a psychoactive substance for the purpose of supply, possession of methamphetamine, unlawful possession of a firearm and receiving stolen property.

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  5. UN Security Council takes up N. Korea's human rightsRead the original story

    16 min ago | KMIR 6

    The U.N. Security Council placed North Korea's bleak human rights situation on its agenda Monday, a groundbreaking step toward possibly holding the nuclear-armed but desperately poor country and leader Kim Jong Un accountable for alleged crimes against humanity. This appears to be the first time that any country's human rights situation has been scheduled for ongoing debate by the U.N.'s most powerful body.

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  6. 11 hurt after van drives into Christmas market in FranceRead the original story

    16 min ago | KMIR 6

    France's top security official says the driver of a van that crashed into a Christmas market in western France on Monday stabbed himself several times after the incident. 11 people including the driver were injured in the incident, which occurred in the town Nantes on a busy market full of holiday shoppers.

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  7. Wife of Cuban agent freed from US expecting babyRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | The Washington Post

    Cuba is celebrating the return of three spies imprisoned in the United States for more than a decade, as well as the fact that one of their wives is expecting a baby in two weeks. Adriana Perez's visible pregnancy has been the talk of Cuba since she appeared with her husband Gerardo Hernandez at the island's parliament this weekend.

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  8. NYC Mayor: No Politics Amid Cops' Families' 'Unspeakable Pain'Read the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | WABC-AM New York

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday urged people to set aside politics and protests to support and comfort the families of the two slain NYPD officers who are "suffering unspeakable pain." It's time for those of different viewpoints to "put aside political debates, put aside protests, put aside everything we will talk about in due time while two families try to piece their lives back together," he said at a gathering of the Police Athletic League.

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  9. Reports: North Korea knocked offlineRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    Reports: North Korea knocked offline North Korea has been knocked offline, news reports say. Check out this story on WCNC.com: An undated picture made available on March 12, 2014 by the North Korean Central News Agency shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-un attending a shooting practice at a military academy in Pyongyang, North Korea.

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  10. NYC theater plans live reading of 'The Interview'Read the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | Nashoba Publishing Online

    A South Korean army soldier walks near a TV screen showing an advertisement of Sony Picture's "The Interview," at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Dec. 22, 2014. North Korea hates the Hollywood film that revolves around the assassination of its beloved leader, but the country has had a long love affair with cinemaof its own particular styling.

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  11. Phil Rudd Says He's "Going Back to Work with AC/DC"Read the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | Rock102online.com

    AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd has talked with the media for the first time since he was arrested last month on charges of threatening to kill and possessing illegal drugs. In an interview with New Zealand's ONE News Monday, the 60-year-old rocker insists that despite his legal troubles, he plans on returning to his famous band.

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  12. U.S. quiet as North Korea has massive internet outageRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Like his father and his father before him, Kim Jong Un has made a career out of looking at stuff.

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  13. VIDEO: The Year's Top 10 FilmsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    In alphabetical order, our top films of 2014 are: A Most Violent Year - Cinephiles who compile annual "best-of" lists have been largely confounded by a year in which there were precious few critical slam-dunks. Thank goodness, then, for J.C. Chandor's smart, stylish crime drama starring Oscar Isaac, Jessica Chastain and an unrecognizable Albert Brooks.

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  14. Maria Miller backs decision to deny planning permission for gypsy pitchesRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | Basingstoke Gazette

    BASINGSTOKE MP Maria Miller has welcomed Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council's decision to deny planning permission for gypsy pitches on a local site. As reported in The Gazette , the council refused an application to site three gypsy pitches in Dixon Road, Sherfield-on-Loddon, on land where hundreds of trees were illegally felled.

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  15. Rock star Joe Cocker passes away at age 70Read the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    "He was without the doubt the greatest rock/soul voice ever to come out of Britain and remained the same man throughout his life," Marshall said. " England's Yorkshire Post said Cocker passed away from lung cancer, in his home in Crawford, Colorado.

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  16. Woman dies after falling down stairsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | Basingstoke Gazette

    The body of Carole Sainsbury was found at the bottom of the stairs at her home in Herriard on the morning of October 11. The 61-year-old broke her spine in the fall and hit her head, and is thought to have died instantly, an inquest at Basingstoke Magistrates' Court heard. A post-mortem revealed a reading of 191milligrams of alcohol in 100millilitres of blood - more than twice the legal drink drive limit.

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  17. Letter: Sony misguided in pulling 'The Interview' from theatersRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | Times Herald-Record

    Since the 1990s America started becoming "sensitive" to just about everything by calling it politically incorrect.

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  18. Sony turns to Judy Smith - the real-life Olivia Pope - for help with hacking woesRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | Business Journal

    Embattled Sony has hired Judy Smith, crisis communications expert and co-executive producer of ABC's "Scandal," to help them through the hacking fiasco. Sony Pictures Entertainment has hired crisis-communications expert Judy Smith - the real-life inspiration for Olivia Pope of ABC's "Scandal" - to help chairwoman Amy Pascal and the studio figure out their next steps, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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  19. Singer Joe Cocker dies at 70Read the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Singer Joe Cocker dies at 70 English singer Joe Cocker has died after a battle with cancer. He was 70. Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1AYuAdP Singer Joe Cocker performs during the "Hard Knocks Tour 2011" at Auditorium Parco Della Musica on July 27, 2011 in Rome, Italy.

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  20. Police warn motorists to go carefully after spate of road deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Basingstoke Gazette

    POLICE road safety expert has warned drivers in Hampshire to be careful over the Christmas and New Year periods after five deaths in four days on county roads. Last Monday a middle-aged woman was pronounced dead after a crash on the A30/A272 junction at Sutton Scotney, and a 26-year-old woman died after a Fiat collided with a lorry on the M3 near Winchester an hour later.

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